Country Consultation Workshop on Water Security and Climate Resiliency Program South Asia

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The Country Consultation Workshop on Country Status of Climate Resilience Development in Nepal was organized by GWP Nepal/JVS on 7 March, 2013 at Hotel de l' Annapurna, Kathmandu intending to seek the inputs of various stakeholders that would guide the in-country implementation and future collaboration for the DFID funded Water Security and Climate Resiliency Program South Asia being implemented under the GWP Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP). The program was attended by the experts from GWPO, GWP SAS, governmental organizations, Members of GWP Nepal/JVS, NGOs and university.Various presentations were made to facilitate the consultation. Dr. Keshav Prasad Sharma, Member, GWP Nepal/JVS made a meticulous presentation entitled Highlights of Country Situation through Country Status Paper with Stress on Gaps.

Similarly, Mr. Chaminda Rajapakse, Senior Network Officer, GWPO, briefed on GWP Portfolio of Climate Resilience Programmes in his presentation.  Prof. Ashutosh Kumar Shukla, (Moderator), Member, GWP Nepal/JVS moderated the discussion thereafter.  Finally, Mr. Batu Krishna Upreti, resource person made a presentation on Mobilization of Additional Financial Resources and Way Forward where he talked about the climate change financing in Nepal and how it is being channelized.